Lot 12: Jack (Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander, 1805-1857)


2015-07-08 11:51:12


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Lot 12: Jack (Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander, 1805-1857). Shivneri Fort at Junnar, watercolour on paper, signed lower right, captioned in pencil in slightly later hand to lower margin, short closed tear to left margin (slightly affecting image), 30 x 46cm (12 x 18ins) sheet size. Alexander Jack joined the Bengal Native Infantry in 1824 fighting as a brigadier in the Kangra campaign of 1847 and later in the second Sikh War. He became a Lieutenant- Colonel in 1851 and died at Cawnpore in the rising of 1857. He published Six Views of Kot Kangra in 1847, (Abbey, Travel 473). (1) Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015 Thursday, 16th July 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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